Lee Livengood is currently clarinetist and bass clarinetist in the Utah Symphony Orchestra and President of the International Clarinet Association. Prior to his appointment in Utah, he was a member of the Savannah Symphony Orchestra. He received a Bachelor’s Degree from the Eastman School of Music as astudent of Stanley Hasty, and a Master’s Degree at the University of California, Santa Barbara, with Mitchell Lurie. He has played with the Tulsa Philharmonic, Fresno Philharmonic, and the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra. As a chamber musician, he has performed at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, the Round Top Music Festival, the La Jolla Chamber Music Festival, the Spoleto Festival (Italy), and locally in the Nova and the Intermezzo Chamber Music Series.
In addition to his work as a performer, Mr. Livengood is well known as a mouthpiece maker and refacer, with clients throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, and Europe. When not performing in the Utah Symphony or refacing mouthpieces, Lee enjoys time in the outdoors with his wife and two boys, drinking great coffee, and playing the electric bass.